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SOLD. SOLD. Wave Crest Handkerchief Box Satin Opaline w/Helmschmied Swirl 7-in. Dia.
Sold. Sold. A satinized opaline glass handkerchief box by C. F. Monroe Glass from their Wave Crest line. 7 inches diameter and 4 inches tall. Has the proprietary Helmschmied swirl shape so named to honor Carl V. Helmschmied, one of Monroe's most talented designers. The rays on this swirl are very fine and are picked out in pink with delicate gold borders. Further decorated with hand painted and enameled flowers and vines. Complete with golden silk liner in good condition and featuring an embroidered bumble bee. Has Wave Crest sticker on bottom with patent date of 1892. Excellent condition.